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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Tuesday’s snow event produced just a few inches across most of SE Minnesota with heavier amounts in NE Iowa.

Totals in SE Minnesota were generally in the 1 - 3 inch range.

Rochester’s official total was 2.4 inches.

Main highways and roads in SE Minnesota were described as partially or completely covered with snow and/or ice Wednesday morning. Motorists were being urged to be careful when heading out. Several mishaps were reported between 6:00 - 8:00 AM.


The National Weather Service is forecasting a tranquil New Year’s Eve.

National Weather Service

In fact, dry conditions and a warming trend are expected through next week. High temperatures are expected to climb into the mid 30’s by Monday. That’s about 10 degrees above average.

News update: An Olmsted County woman was hurt in a traffic wreck Tuesday.


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